Standard Operating Procedure

Background Report Running in SAP
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1 Purpose
As the report run time is limited for each process in SAP we face “Time-out error” problem while running some large MIS reports in SAP. To resolve this we can schedule these reports in background and convert them in Excel. Following are steps how you can schedule your job in SAP for background execution.

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2 Steps
1. Enter Report Selection Criteria.

2. Then Select Program Menu

Execute in Background Tab.

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3. You will see this Window. Here Select Default Printer. Then Select Properties

4. Change Time of Printing by double clicking to Send to SAP Spooler for Now. If already done no need to do this. Then Click Continue.

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6. Click Continue.

7. You will see this Window for Job Scheduling. Select Immediate tab for Immediate Running of Report in Background.

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8. After saving job Message will appear at selection Screen of report showing Background Job Scheduled for ‘Report Name’ and the request will appear in Spool request.

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9. Select System Generated.

Own Spool Request

tab to View the Spool Request

10. When “Status” is completed, report can be saved as Excel File.

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